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FOX News
Feb 5, 2013 10:00am PST
. because of what we saw in the final quarter of the year 2012, the economy actually shrank as defense contractors -- or in part because defense contractors said you know he what? the axe is about to fall. get ready for this. we're going to pull back now. remember, we spend more than $900 billion a year on the defense department, on the pentagon, and so these contractors have a lot to say about the overall size of our economy. the president having seen that is going to say look. we have these cuts that we agreed to go into place, but the economy can't handle it right now, so let's kick the can a little bit and do some of these same kinds of cuts, and they call them cuts, but they're not really cuts. sometimes they're reductions to future increases, sometimes they're taking into account things like not fighting in the iraq war any more, and accounting gimmickry to get to the next thing, and then we'll fall off that cliff when we get to it. >> we understand the president is going to highlight some bad things that will happen if this doesn't get resolved, things like kids getting kicked o
FOX News
Jan 31, 2013 10:00am PST
. it was probably a mistake. he wanted i am sure to show the appear ranges of activity while the economy has remained langwith for these years. we had a deep recession and sputtering and at that time the president wanted to show he cared. he created a blue ribbon commission. how come you are not meeting with them more. when will was the last time you met with them. why don't you talk to these people why don't you worry about jobs. at the closure it's embarrassing with such high unemployment, 23, 24 million people in the wrong situation just not the optics are bad. >> their mission was in the president's view an important one. a lot of people look at this as one, when president obama had a background he never ran a company and never worked for a company. he was a community organize he were and worked at a law firm. didn't work in business. so this was a way in which he would have outreach directly to the business community about their concerns and help guide his agenda toward creating more jobs. he barely met with them and now it's done, chris. is this not just an invitation for more criticis
FOX News
Jan 30, 2013 1:00pm EST
and we need a successful resolution to the information. >> breaking news on the economy sparking a new debate over the president's priorities for his second term as washington talks of gun violence and immigration reform the commerce department announces the economy shank in the last quarter of 2012. this is not only the single decline of 2012 we did not shrink in any more quarter. it is the first drop we have seen in 3 and a half years. why thare they talking firearms and immigration reform instead of ways to put people back to work. daily beast columnist kirsten powers. we sat out there when he made his inaugural address some of the panel skrcontract sized president obama for talking about things like immigration reform and gun control and his push on green energy. where was the talk about jobs and the economy and now we see this economic news about how we slunk in the fourth quarter. >> the president has to be concerned about the economy. you can't be president and ignore what's going on economically. the problem is what direction he is going to go. he wants to focus on deficit redu
FOX News
Feb 1, 2013 10:00am PST
to signs of improvement. it did add jobs last month, more carney reminded reporters of the bad economy that this administration inherited. >> when this president took office in january 2009 we were in the miss of the worst recession sings the great depression. we were hemorrhaging jobs something like three-quarters of a million jobs a month. and hole dug by that recession in jobs terms was more than 8.5 million. >> how much work needs to be done. >>. four years since president obama took office, the economy is actually worse in four major categories. unemployment rate. january 2009 when he took office it was 7.8%. today it ticked up to 7.9%. consider the unemployment, the percentage of americans who are not working as much as they are able to or they want to. in 2009 that number was 14.2%. today that number is 14.4%. four years ago, just more than 12 million americans were out of work. now it's 12.3 million americans. today, less than 64% of americans who are capable have working who want to work actually have jobs or are out there looking and that is down 2% from 2009. editor of fox n
FOX News
Jan 29, 2013 10:00am PST
of opportunity. now is the time to do this so we can strengthen our economy and strengthen our country's future. think about it. if we design ourselves as a nation of immigrants. that's who we are in our bones. the promise we see in those who come here from every corner of the globe that has always been one of our greatest strengths. it keeps our work force young. it keeps our country on the cutting edge and helped grow the biggest economic engifrn known. it helped grow businesses like google andrea hue. created entire new industries that in turn created new jobs and prosperity for our citizens. in recent years one in four high-tech startups in america were founded by immigrants. one in four small business owners 'n including here in nevada speaking up and want to share the opportunity with other americans. we all know that today we have an immigration system that is out of date and badly broken. it is growing our economy and strengthening our middle class. we have 11 million undocumented immigrants in america. 11 million men and women from all over the world who live their lives in the shadows
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 10:00am PST
that jobs are being outsourced by the millions there will be more. we are a knowledge based economy and then we find that knowledge is pitifully narrow-based in this country when it it comes to the ability to employ people. we are paying a huge price and it's only begun. it's only begun because of this. these baby boomers as they reach 62 are taking early social security. they are going to be tapping. >> shannon: at a penalty. >> therefore even greater demand than expected on social security. we are watching the social safety net protect the lives of so many and without it, frankly, so many millions of people would be in even worse trouble. now that social safety net is going to be under such severe strain. it's going to threaten, i think -- there is the prospects it will threaten it to the point it will collapse. >> you mentioned homes which is negative for folks in this age group in another way if they have lost their job and trying to get back in, it's a much harder time for them to get back in other age group. if they have a home and underwater in it, they can't pick up and move
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